Russell Wang, DDS, MSD

Department of Comprehensive Care
School of Dental Medicine

Research Information

Research Interests

  • Body Temperature Formed Hydroxyapatite Coatings on Titanium Implant Materials
  • Titanium-ceramic Interface
  • Development of Ti-ceramic Alloys
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Biomechanical Behaviors of Implant Materials 


K. Cheng, Y. Liu, R. Wang, et al. Topological optimization of 3D printed bone analog with PEKK for surgical mandibular reconstruction. Journal of Mechanical Behavior Biomedical Materials. 2020 July, 107:1-9. 103758.

K Varghai, R Wang, SJ. Eppell. Effect of drilling speed on dental implant insertion torque. Journal of Oral Implantology. 2020 Apr, 46(2):152-159. PMID: 32315417 DOI: 10.1563/aaid-joi-D-18-00250Y.

R. Wang, KJ Cheng, RC. Advincula, QY Chen. On the thermal processing and mechanical properties of 3D–printed polyether ether ketone. Journal of Materials Research Society Communications, 2019 July, 9(03):1-7 DOI:

J. Hu, J Wang, R Wang, B Yu, Y Liu, DA Baur. Analysis of biomechanical behavior of 3D printed mandibular graft with porous scaffold structure designed by topological optimization. Journal of 3D Printing in Medicine, 2019,5:5-19.

Y. Liu, K. Cheng, J. Wang, J. Jung, R. Wang, DA. Baur. Biomechanical behavior of mandibles reconstructed with fibular grafts at different vertical positions using finite element method. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & aesthetic Surgery, 2019, 72:281-289.

Y. Liu, R. Wang, D. Baur. X Jiang. Stress distribution to mandible from impact forces with various orientations of third molars-A finite element analysis. Journal of Zheijian University Science B, 2018, (19):38-48.

R. Wang, Y. Liu, D. Baur. Effect of interfragmentary gap on mechanical behavior of mandibular angle fractures with three fixation designs-a finite element analysis. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & aesthetic Surgery. 2017, 70:360-369.

R. Wang, S. Eppell, C. Nguyen. Relative contribution of cortical and trabecular bone to primary dental implant stability. Journal of Oral Implantology, 2016,42(2):145-152, 2016. PMID: 26103153.


Doctor of Dental Surgery
University of Toronto
Master of Science in Dentistry
Indiana University
Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center